Category: Outdoor Adventures

Ideas and tips for outdoor adventures in North America and beyond. Hiking, biking, off-roading, scuba, andย more! From activities for nature lovers to adrenaline junkies.


Detouring to See Hokitika Gorge with Grey Water?!?

Detouring to See Hokitika Gorge with Grey Water?!?

After a great time in Arthur's Pass, we were headed to explore the Franz Josef Glacier area for a few days. It was going to be a 3+-hour driving day, so we didn't plan much – as we didn't know what the weather would be like. However, it was a beautiful day, so... Read more
Remote Coast Sea Kayak Tour of Abel Tasman National Park

Remote Coast Sea Kayak Tour of Abel Tasman National Park

Some places are just meant to be viewed from the water and Abel Tasman National Park in New Zealand's south island is definitely one of them – especially to enjoy the beauty and wildlife of the Tonga Island Marine Reserve. Since this area is protected, only a... Read more
The Rock Overnight Cruise in Bay of Islands

The Rock Overnight Cruise in Bay of Islands

We don't always plan to splurge for birthdays and other special occasions … but when we do, we tend to really go all out (like learning to cook in Rome or hot air ballooning over Colorado Springs). So, when we decided to go to New Zealand for my big 3-0, I... Read more
Hiking the City Walls to Kotor Fortress

Hiking the City Walls to Kotor Fortress

Kotor is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Montenegro. But where does one go to get the best view of Kotor and the beautiful Kotor Bay? Well, luckily for you, it's pretty simple! You just need to take a little stroll up the Kotor City Walls and make... Read more